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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW MEETS WITH WEST SENECA SENIORS

October 19, 2018

During the popular West Seneca Senior Center Health Fair, Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. provided his “Senior Fraud Protection Program” to the many seniors that attended. The event allowed taxpayers to discuss concerns they may have and to pick up an information booklet that they can reference at any time to help protect against being victimized by a scammer. Comptroller Mychajliw also provided information about the Whistleblower Hotline where taxpayers can report waste, fraud or abuse of county resources. 

COMPTROLLER, FIRE CHIEF INSPECT CLOSED COUNTY ROAD THAT CREATED HARDSHIP FOR FIRST RESPONDERS

October 18, 2018

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. met with Morton's Corners Fire Company Chief Steve Bugary to examine crumbling county roads in his fire district.  The dilapidated county roadways the Comptroller and Fire Chief inspected were Trevett Road, Zoar Valley Road and Groth Road in the Town of Concord.  Chief Bugary spoke about the hardship the fire company faces when Erie County shut down Trevett Road.  The closure forced emergency responders to use an alternative route, which they say will increase response times for emergency personnel. 

ROARING ECONOMY AND TRUMP TAX CUTS COMBINE TO CUSHION COUNTY BUDGET WITH EXTRA CASH

October 12, 2018

The combination of a roaring economy and President Trump’s tax cuts kick started and then boosted the Erie County economy and propped up its budget, according to a data driven report released by Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr.  Despite a significant drop in Canadian bridge traffic going back almost 20 years, more taxpayers are spending money locally, which strengthened Erie County government’s largest source of revenue: sales tax revenue.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a student at Cleve Hill. 

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. 

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Every day, the Erie County Comptroller must pay vendors for goods and services obtained on your behalf.  You have a right to know how this money is spent.